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May 11, 2006

Intelligence
Saddam's Delusions: The View from the Inside

The key authors of the Pentagon’s secret study of Saddam Hussein’s regime, based on captured Iraqi documents and prisoner interviews, will discuss the Foreign Affairs article, “Saddam’s Delusions: Th…

January 20, 2006

Iraq
Cooper: Reporters in Iraq Increasingly in Danger

Iraq is the most dangerous conflict for journalists since the Vietnam War. More than seventy reporters and media assistants have been killed since March 2003, according to Reporters Sans Frontiers, s…

May 11, 2006

Intelligence
Saddam's Delusions: The View from the Inside

Watch the principal authors of the Pentagon's Joint Forces Command's "Iraq Perspective Project" Kevin Woods and James Lacey discuss the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's regime.

June 14, 2007

Wars and Conflict
Reducing Nuclear Dangers: The Race Between Cooperation and Catastrophe

Recognizing that we have arrived at a dangerous tipping point in the nuclear era, Senator Nunn will discuss the path that he, George Shultz, Henry Kissinger, and Bill Perry have charted for advancing…

June 14, 2007

Wars and Conflict
A Conversation with Sam Nunn

Watch Sam Nunn, cochairman and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, reflect on the past sixty years of efforts to prevent nuclear war and discuss strategies to combat today's gro…

November 6, 2007

Religion
The Future of Radical Islam in Europe

VALI R. NASR:  Good afternoon.  I'd like to welcome everyone to our session at the Council on Foreign Relations today with Olivier Roy.  I'm going to, first, after introducing Olivier, have a conv…

November 6, 2007

Religion
The Future of Radical Islam in Europe

Watch French author and academic Olivier Roy discuss his views of Islam in Europe, noting a rejection of radicalism among the mainstream and bemoaning government policies that "stir up the problems w…

May 18, 2011

Education
Reflections on Citizen Revolt in the Middle East

Scholars from the American University of Beirut analyze the promise and peril of the Arab Spring, as well as what role the United States should play.

May 18, 2011

Education
Reflections on Citizen Revolt in the Middle East

Join us for a conversation with scholars from the American University of Beirut who will discuss the uprisings in the Middle East and what they mean for ordinary citizens in the region.

July 27, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
I Heard the Sirens Scream

I Heard the Sirens Scream offers new insights into the period, presenting its profound implications for public health, mass psychology, governance, scientific integrity, social resilience and cohesio…